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QUEEN WILHELMINA patrol craft (1942/1942)

Queen Wilhelmina 1943

Queen Wilhelmina 1960

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
Queen Wilhelmina (ex-PC468) PO1, 1950- P801 Geo Lawley, Neponset, USA 1/1942 30/4/1942 6/1942 // 8/1942 to Nigeria 7/1963 (Ogoya)

 

Displacement standard, t

280

Displacement full, t

335

Length, m

51.8 wl 52.9 oa

Breadth, m

7.06

Draught, m

2.36 full load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 diesels

Power, h. p.

2880

Max speed, kts

20

Fuel, t

diesel oil 49
Endurance, nm (kts) 3000 (12)

Armament

2 x 1 - 76/50 Mk 20, 3 1 - 12.7/90, 2 DCT, 2 DCR

Sensors

sonar

Complement 59

Ship project history: PC-type patrol craft, transferred by US president Franklin D. Roosevelt to Queen of the Netherlands as a gift.

Modernizations: 1943 - 1944: - 1 x 1 - 76/50, 3 x 1 - 12.7/90; + 1 x 1 - 40/56 Mk 1/2, 5 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 4, 2 x 4 - 178 Mousetrap DCT

Naval service: After war Queen Wilhelmina was used for fishery protection duties.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2011-15